HASWELL

January 8th, 2015

ASUS Z97 Maximus VII Formula Motherboard Review

The ASUS Z97 lineup has a ton of models in it but the Maximus VII Formula arguably has the best combination of gaming features and price.

January 6th, 2015

NZXT Kraken X31 CPU Cooler Review

NZXT’s Kraken X31 is setting out to do the impossible: ¬†offer high performance CPU cooling and a ton of advanced features in an all-in-one liquid cooler that costs less than $75.

August 11th, 2014

ASUS Z97I-PLUS ITX Motherboard Review

ASUS’ new Z97I-PLUS is an ITX board that has a ton of features but with a price of just $160 it is also one of the most affordable around.

July 1st, 2014

GIGABYTE Z97X-UD5H Motherboard Review

By combining an affordable price with high end features, GIGABYTE is hoping their Z97X-UD5H will appeal to aspiring Haswell system builders who don’t want to spend a fortune.

June 17th, 2014

ASUS Z97-DELUXE (NFC & WLC) Review

The Z97-DELUXE is one of the most feature-rich motherboards currently available and with the addition of innovative NFC and wireless charging modules, ASUS has brought it to the next level.

May 11th, 2014

ASUS Z97-A LGA1150 Motherboard Review

The ASUS Z97-A may not be an expensive board as far as Intel’s Z97 chipset goes but it offers an envious mix of features and overclocking capabilities.

May 11th, 2014

GIGABYTE Z97X-Gaming G1 Black Edition Review

GIGABYTE’s entry into the Z97 motherboard market will be built atop the shoulders of their new Z97X-Gaming G1 Black Edition, the newest iteration in the G1-series and a replacement for the G.1 Sniper 5.

April 27th, 2014

GIGABYTE 9-Series Intel Motherboards Preview

A couple of days ago we had the opportunity to get an exclusive first look at a large portion of Gigabyte’s upcoming Intel 9-Series LGA1150 motherboards. They will have an incredible thirty seven models.

April 22nd, 2014

EVGA Z87 Stinger ITX Motherboard Review

EVGA’s Z87 Stinger is one of many Haswell motherboards that are catering to the emerging ITX market. ¬†With a price of over $200, it competes directly against ASUS’ Maximus VI Impact.

January 14th, 2014

AMD Kaveri A10 7850K & A8 7600 Review

AMD’s Kaveri is finally here and we look at the A10-7850K & A8-7600. With IPC improvements, Steamroller x86 cores and a GCN-based graphics processor, this may be the one we’ve been waiting for.